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451, Lot: 291. Estimate $100.
Sold for $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Vespasian. AD 69-79. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 12.32 g, 12h). Dated “Holy Year” 3 (AD 70/1). Laureate head right / IEPOY ETOYΣ Γ (date), eagle standing left on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; club to left. Prieur 128 (this coin); McAlee 352; RPC II 1963. Toned, porosity, a few pits, some light scratches. Fine. Extremely rare, two known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Cisjordania Hoard I, no. 357 (1996).